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For Residents and the Community

OEH aims to guide the community to achieve and maintain a healthy environment.

  • NSW Environment Protection Authority

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was established in February 2012 as a statutory authority with an independent governing Board. This website contains information about environmental regulation and protection managed by the EPA.

  • SUEZ Environnement

    SUEZ Environnement is a major solid waste and industrial liquid waste service provider to the greater metropolitan Sydney.

  • Global renewables Ur-R3 waste processing facility

    The UR-3R facility is where all domestic waste in Blacktown City is sent to be processed.

For Business

  • Planet Ark

    Planet Ark's aim is to show people and business the many ways that they can reduce their day-to-day impact on the environment.


    The website is supported by a Hotline (1300 763 768). this site enables both the public and business, in particular small to medium size businesses to quickly find the location of nearby drop off facilities and pick up services for reuse and recycling of over 100 material categories, including timber, plastic, paper and cardboard, metals, soil/fill, electrical and electronic equipment etc.

Education- schools and groups

Cool Australia is a not for profit organisation that provides award winning, curriculum-linked free access* resources for teachers and students.

The Green Lane Diary is Green Cross Australia's award-winning education program for primary school children. It is a free program aligned to the national curriculum for years 3-7. Designed by industry experts and education specialists, the diary empowers children to learn about the environment through positive action at home, at school and in the community.


    SCRAP stands for School Communities Recycling All Paper. We are a non-profit body. We exist to help schools become environmentally-friendly and encourage you - whether you are a student, a teacher or a member of the wider school community - to understand how to do this better.

  • Keep New South Wales Beautiful

    Keep New South Wales Beautiful motivates people to enhance the quality of their environment through personal effort and community action.

  • Rethink Waste Wise Education Centre

    Rethink is a centre based education program focusing on the environmental benefits of waste and litter minimisation.

  • The Gould League

    The Gould League is one of Australia's leading Environmental Education Organisations. The Gould League seeks to create on-the-ground measurable improvements to the environment through its Education Programs, Consultancy, Publications and other activities.

Re-Use and Recycling

  • Blacktown NSW Freecycle

    The Blacktown NSW group is open to all who want to "recycle" that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself!"

  • Recyclingnearyou

    If you can't find what you are looking for, or you'd like to talk to someone about recycling something from home or acquiring someone else's treasure, you can call the Recycling Near You Hotline on 1300 733 712.

  • Gumtree

    This is a free classifieds site, which allows you to sell your unwanted goods.

  • Visy Recycling

    Recycle paper, cardboard, glass, steel, plastics, liquid, paperboard and aluminium.

  • Foodwise

    ‘FoodWise’ is DoSomething’s national campaign to reduce the environmental impact of Australia’s food consumption. Foodwise wants Australians to become more educated and informed about the food that they eat. Get some tasty recipes, learn more about where your food comes from and how to reduce your food waste. 


Public Exhibitions

Click here for a list of developments on public notice and items of community interest.

Public Notices

The latest public notices are available through this link.

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